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Student of Mystery

The Eastern Ontario Staff Development Network (EOSDN), a consortium of Eastern Ontario District School Boards and the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University, recently developed a Math Monograph using a Student of Mystery approach.  In this episode Eleanor Newman, Tammy Billen, and Danielle LaPointe-McEwan of the EOSDN join us to explain how this approach can […]

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Courageous Conversations

Teacher candidates joined us to discuss best practices for having courageous conversations in the classroom. In this episode, these insightful educators offer advice on how to create a brave space for students, navigate discomfort (and why discomfort is good), and how to give students of all ages skills to think critically and express themselves in […]

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Boozhoo! Celebrating Indigenous Languages

Take a break from listening to podcasts about COVID and hear Dr. Lindsay Morcom reflect on decolonization, the importance of learning and celebrating Indigenous languages, the responsibilities of teachers in Reconciliation, and the lessons we can all learn from Ms. Frizzle. Boozhoo means hello in Ojibwe/Anishinaabemowin. To learn more of the language visit the Ojibwe […]

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Ep. 13 Classroom Holiday Special

The mix of high-spirited anticipation and too many treats makes the holidays an exciting time in schools everywhere. In this special episode, listen as staff and faculty share stories of memorable moments from the classroom.  From inadvertently crushing Christmas spirit to lessons learned about holiday potlucks, tune in and enjoy this merry episode! Music: Christmas […]

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Ep.11 Steven Gottlieb: Teen Whisperer

We’re launching our second season of Popular Podagogy with Steven Gottlieb, Director of the Boundless School, self-professed teen whisperer, and the keynote at the Queen’s University Faculty of Education’s upcoming Knowledge Forum Conference. Gottlieb shares his approach to teaching, his experiences working at the Boundless School, and how a Seinfeld episode illustrates part of his […]

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Episode 10: Intercultural Education

In this episode Alison Cummings – instructor and designer of CTE’s Intercultural Educators Training Program (IETP) and Training Coordinator for Queen’s University Human Resources  –   discusses intercultural education, the importance of self-reflection, and tips for teachers on accommodating diversity in their classrooms.

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Episode 8: Caroline Reid

Hear recent B.Ed. graduate Caroline Reid reflect on life as a B.Ed. student, her alternative practicum at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and her experience with the Teacher Overseas Recruitment Fair (TORF) and Options that led to her first teaching job in Sweden.

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